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Construmex: Facilitating Remote Housing Investments for US-based Mexican Migrants

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Construmex, an initiative of Mexican construction and building giant CEMEX, was launched after the company’s success with Patrimonio Hoy, a socially minded business initiative targeted at low-income consumers. Since its inception in 2001, Construmex has helped more than 14,000 Mexican migrants in...

Saraman partners to provide affordable and green earthquake-Safe Schools and Housing

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Housing is a major challenge for the rising young population of developing countries. For households who have their dwelling as their main asset and shelter, the robustness of the construction is crucial, especially in earthquake-prone areas. Yet, in low-income markets, conventional construction...

Saraman builds earthquake- proof houses in Iran

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Saraman, a start-up company in Isfahan, central Iran, is an example of addressing housing and construction challenges in a profitable way. The company designs, fabricates and erects affordable, earthquake-proof pre-fabricated steel structures for houses, schools and hospitals.

CHF International and Caterpillar are Finalists for BCLC’s Partnership Award

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Since the earthquake of January 12, 2010, CHF International has been working hard, partnering with Haitian communities to help them recover from the devastating effects of the disaster and the challenges they have faced since then.

ADAPT provides good quality green homes in Egypt

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As a result of neglecting construction codes in informal areas more than half of Egypt’s housing stock has been built without monitoring or assistance. Un-planned housing and public spaces have left a mark on the country’s architecture, infrastructure and environmental sustainability, creating a...

Lafarge partners with Habitat for Humanity in Honduras

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The Lafarge Cementos Foundation has concluded a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in order to provide homes for disadvantaged communities in Honduras.

ArcellorMittal Foundation builds energy-efficient house in Romania

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Casa Buna, a model house with four duplex apartments in Romania, is the result of a partnership between the NGO Habitat for Humanity and the ArcelorMittal Foundation.

Habitat for Humanity partners with ArcelorMittal designing low-cost steel housing solution

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In 2008, soon after the Tecucel River in Romania flooded and destroyed more than 300 homes, the ArcelorMittal Foundation formed a global partnership with Habitat for Humanity to improve affected families’ lives.

Earthquake Disaster Reduction in Turkey

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In 2000, following a major earthquake in Turkey, Arup joined five other British engineering and construction firms operating in the country to form the British Earthquake Consortium for Turkey (BECT).

ArcelorMittal Foundation helps to build houses for low-income families

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The ArcelorMittal Foundation has been a Habitat for Humanity corporate partner since 2008, helping them build houses for low-income families with more than $ 3,700,000 donated.